IGI File Extension

IGI file icon
Indigo Renderer Picture Image
  • Developer
    Glare Technologies Limited
  • Category
    Graphic Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is IGI file?

Full format name of files that use IGI extension is Indigo Renderer Picture Image. Indigo Renderer Picture Image format was developed by Glare Technologies Limited. Files with IGI extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IGI file belongs to the Graphic Files category just like 524 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports IGI files is Indigo Renderer. Indigo Renderer software was developed by Glare Technologies Limited, and on its official website you may find more information about IGI files or the Indigo Renderer software program.

Programs which support IGI file extension

Programs that can handle IGI files are as follows. Files with IGI suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support IGI file

How to open file with IGI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening IGI files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Indigo Renderer Picture Image files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IGI files.

Step 1. Download and install Indigo Renderer

Problems with opening and working with IGI files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IGI files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Indigo Renderer and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IGI files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Indigo Renderer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Glare Technologies Limited website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Indigo Renderer

You still cannot access IGI files although Indigo Renderer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Indigo Renderer installed, it may not support IGI format. The most recent version of Indigo Renderer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Indigo Renderer Picture Image files with Indigo Renderer

If you have the latest version of Indigo Renderer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IGI on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the IGI file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Indigo Renderer is installed, check the Always use this app to open IGI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IGI extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IGI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the IGI file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IGI file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The IGI may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the IGI is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. IGI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic IGI file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with IGI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Indigo Renderer Picture Image file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Indigo Renderer

If the systems has insufficient resources to open IGI files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Indigo Renderer Picture Image file. It may be the case that the IGI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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